Michael Page Finance

Michael Page Finance Lancashire, UK
Dec 15, 2018
As Internal Auditor, reporting into the Head of Internal Audit for one of Europe's fast growing distribution business, you have the opportunity to be part of setting up a local Internal Audit function in Lancashire before progressing into wider Finance. Client Details Our client is a multinational distributor with an outstanding reputation in their market. Currently positioned as one of the largest businesses of their kind, ambitious growth plans are still in place creating the need for a robust in-house Internal Audit function. Description As Internal Auditor, your responsibilities will include:- Delivering audit assignments autonomously and to time and cost. Liaising with senior stakeholders and Group CFO on audit actions required Plan, control and recording internal audit work effectively in order to produce a reliable, report evidenced to support audit conclusions. Deputising for the Head of Internal Audit as required and work effectively in a team with Finance and other colleagues to contribute to the overall objectives of the company. Influencing management to implement performance improvement opportunities Profile The successful candidate will:- Be a qualified accountant have proven experience in Audit or Finance Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills Job Offer On offer for the candidate is an unparalleled training and development opportunity with progression into Finance long-term and a great package
Michael Page Finance York, UK
Dec 15, 2018
As Management Accountant, you will play a key role within the Finance Team, assisting the Regional Financial Controller with the preparation of monthly management accounts. This is an exciting role within a growing business, offering opportunities for progression and development. Client Details An evolving PE backed business with an excellent reputation on the market in York. This is an exciting time to join the business as it goes through a significant period of growth. Description The Management Accountant will be responsible for: The preparation of monthly management accounts Creation, analysis and posting journals of accruals, prepayments, sales, rebates, payroll and petty cash Developing and maintaining balance sheet reconciliations Reconciling the daily/weekly practice cash/cheques/credit card/direct credits control sheets to the banking, accounting system and Practice Management System Producing of monthly financial information including profit and loss reports and balance sheet reconciliations Monthly VAT validation, quarterly returns and reconciliations Possible supervision and review the performance of team members Profile The Management Accountant will: Qualified in ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent or qualified with experience Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel Good working knowledge of Sage 50 / Sage 20 Ability to communicate confidently with people at all levels Able to prioritise work based on deadline Attention to detail in all aspects of role Team player - "hands on, sleeves up" approach Strong personal drive A "Can do" approach with tenacity and strong desire to develop personal skills and experience in a dynamic, evolving commercial environment Job Offer Salary range from £33,000 - £38,000 (depending on level of experience)
Michael Page Finance Cheshire, UK
Dec 14, 2018
This is a fast paced role which will encompass strong reporting and data, as well as commercially business partnering with senior stakeholders to help drive business performance. Client Details My client are a multinational with serious growth plans Description Ownership of key Volume and Margin Reconciliations in order to understand business performance and ensure operations are working effectively Develop Business Partner relationships with European Country Managers, becoming a focal point for communications and queries Identification of business risks and performance of monthly control procedures including Purchase Reconciliations Commercial review and analysis of customer margins, and ability to clearly and concisely explain variances to key stakeholders Production of weekly Management Reporting and analysis Production and presentation of monthly performance analysis Involvement in business improvement projects, as directed and as identified autonomously Develop and implement strong controls and procedures within the finance area, providing a strong base for the continued rapid growth of the business Profile Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA accountant. Educated to degree level, minimum 2:1. Job Offer Up to £42,000 + Bonus
Michael Page Finance Richmond DL10, UK
Dec 14, 2018
You will run the entire accounts function for the portfolio of properties in your remit. This is a real opportunity to join a hugely entrepreneurial business and add real value. Client Details Our client based in Richmond upon Thames is a very entrepreneurial property building and construction business who design and build extremely high end residential houses across the UK and internationally. Description The Accountant will be responsible for. All accounting to Trial Balance after posting of sales and purchase ledger by bookkeepers, but happy to assist on these tasks if needed. Assist with ad hoc posting and of credit and debit cards. Preparation of full accounts for all UK companies for the external accountants and full accounts for Mauritius, provide accounts support to French accountant. Dealing direct with external accountants under direction of Head of Finance. Monitoring of rent receipts worldwide and spend on overseas projects via cash flow spreadsheets used by the team (and providing guidance on formats). Posting of rents, income and loans. Monitoring and auctioning draw-downs and posting , dealing with banks in relation to these under direction of the Head of Finance. Provide support on VAT and CIS internally for returns submitted by external accountants. Assist in monitoring project costs in conjunction with the QSs and Head of Finance, identifying variances and monitoring weekly alerts, flagging up issues. Management reporting. Help with ongoing cash-flow support for overseas teams. Produce investment opportunity appraisal models as required by CEO and Head of Finance. Ad hoc research re VAT, credit ratings, loans, Companies House, etc. Review loan documents and information preparation as needed and liaising with banks on these. Timely and consistent filing and archive management of own documentation. Provide assistance with implementation of new PO and billing accounting system. Liaison with banks as needed on operational issues, such as payments, stops, direct debits, etc. Responsible for and management of Petty Cash. Bank reconcilliations. Ad hoc supplier or loans reconciliation, as needed. Ad hoc support as needed by Head of Finance or bookkeeping work that may be needed, including payments set up. Profile The Accountant will fit the below requirements Qualification: Good degree, plus ACA or ACCA Experience: Varied post qualification, desire to move into and gain experience of commercial environment. Exposure to multi-entity, multi-country and currency, and construction or similar environment with loans, financing and facilities. Personal: Intelligent, confident, able to work in a fluid, entrepreneurial office. Calm and retains focus under pressure, able to take direction from Head of Finance and CEO. Job Offer A salary of circa £50k plus a good package
Michael Page Finance 190 Cathedral St, Glasgow G4 0RF, UK
Dec 14, 2018
As well as handling day to day finance duties, there an opportunity to mould and recruit a new team. The opportunity also exists for the right person to develop into an increasingly strategic role within the business and to become involved in executive projects from time to time. Client Details My client is an independently owned LLP, offering services to clients in both public & private sectors. They are proud of the office culture, and offer exceptional career paths to employees. Description The Head of Finance will have the following responsibilities; Strategic; Head of the firm's Internal finance functions Undertake Company Secretary duties as required Maintaining companies house records Preparation of monthly executive board report Attendance at finance part of monthly board meetings Preparation of Finance update presentation for 6 monthly Full Partner meetings Manage the in-house finance team Liaison with non- executives and / or External FD support as required Liaison with the firm's external accountants and auditors Manage day to day account relationship with the firm's bankers Overall Cashflow Management Selection and implementation of a new finance package Liaison with and support to the Partners as required Overview efficiency, profitability and monitoring KPIs Liaison with external pension and Insurance providers Functional; Monthly management accounts Annual accounts prep and Audit process Fee forecasts and budgeting Monthly Billing - targets and processing Purchase Ledger Sales Ledger Credit Control / Debtors Prepayments and Accruals Depreciation Balance Sheet Cashflows Supplier Payments Work in Progress VAT returns PAYE Profile The ideal Head of Finance profile will likely be similar to; Relevant experience within a similar role for a professional services company that turns over £8M - £15M of fee income. Full understanding of LLP structure and accounts Knowledge of Ltd company structure and accounts would be an advantage Management of multiple offices / cost centres Able to manage a team of 4 - 5 dedicated finance staff Proficient in the use and management of Accounts packages Knowledge of IRIS Exchequer would be an advantage Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and outlook Job Offer My client is willing to offer a competitive package for the Head of Finance, including; Salary circa £45,000 - £50,000 27 days holiday + public holidays Buy or sell holiday arrangements Private Medical Insurance Health Cash Plan Group life insurance (x3 salary) Professional subscriptions paid All training costs paid Childcare voucher scheme 37.5 hour working week, with early finish on a Friday and flexibility around start/end times.
Michael Page Finance Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Dec 14, 2018
Excellent opportunity for a Group Internal Auditor to join this aggressively growing business in the Midlands. Client Details Leading Midlands business with exciting growth plans. Description Reporting into the Group Internal Audit Manager you will: Deliver planned and ad-hoc audit engagements as requested by the Group Head of Internal Audit and Group Internal Audit Manager. Evaluate the effectiveness of the organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes. Make recommendations which will improve the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control processes. Undertake internal audits (planning, execution, wrap-up and follow-up) in line with the agreed Annual Audit Plan. (both financial and non financial) Assess and report on the effectiveness of the Groups' internal financial controls. Propose and present practical recommendations (written and verbal) to management for improvements in controls and business processes. Facilitate the biannual Internal Control Self Assessments; and assist in the compilation of the Group Risk Register. Monitor and drive action of audit recommendations through communication with Division/Group. Perform ad-hoc projects as directed by the Group Head of Internal Audit and Group Internal Audit Manager, e.g. Process improvements, Post Acquisition reviews, Policy reviews, Fraud Investigations, etc. Profile Qualifications Ideally Qualified Accountant or Auditor - ACA, ACCA, CIMA, IIA, CIA or equivalent Experience Audit experience within industry or practice either internal or external audit. Expertise in the auditing of Balance Sheets. Multi-site client base, preferably manufacturing industry. Making recommendations for control improvements. Exposure to shared service centre working. Computer literate - Excel skills required. Exposure to large IT systems e.g. SAP/ Navision. Full driving license (travel c30% UK mainly and European based). Working with mid/senior management. Working both independently and as part of a team to complete audits. Job Offer Superb package on offer with excellent career development.
Michael Page Finance Stockport District, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Supporting the operations team to monitor, develop and enhance financial and operational performance. Take a proactive approach to analysing market fluctuations and reporting where appropriate. Client Details This client has a rich local heritage and remains a family owned business after nearly 200 years, despite having a global presence. Description Take the lead in developing business models to support business decisions. These could include Capital Expenditure requests and Rent models Proactively support the business by providing detailed analysis relating to a wide range of topics including market analysis, prospect and pricing models, return on investment and marketing initiatives Development of timely Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and management reporting with presentations to management Support Business Development Manager to produce business cases by ensuring that they're commercially viable and produce an acceptable return Add value to proposals and investment decisions and insight into forecasting and planning processes, such as Budgets, Capital plans etc. Evaluate and challenge pub and pub segment performance with the Operations Manager and BDMs Deliver presentations to the retail operations (Managed and Tenanted pubs) team, reporting key findings and supporting business discussions Undertake regular pub estate visits to gain an understanding of key challenges / business aims Continuous evaluation and management of gaming machines and iDraught installations/information. iDraught being the system the business uses to monitor how our pubs dispense and maintain the quality of the beer we sell to our customers Contributing to the yearly process of establishing tenanted house rents payable via setting the annual Fair Maintainable Trade (FMT) figures. This process looks at each pub individually and estimates how much that pub is selling and the associated costs it is incurring. From this we can arrive at a yearly rent we believe the business can sustain and which the tenant should pay Understand and build policies that lead to better efficiencies across the business Profile ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified Proactive and able to suggest new methods of working Works well in a fast-paced environment Good communication and time management skills Strong business acumen Job Offer A competitive salary and exposure to a dynamic industry
Michael Page Finance 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Dec 12, 2018
-A full time finance business partner role in South Yorkshire. -A commercial opportunity within a market leading manufacturing business. Client Details My client is an international market leading manufacturer based in South Yorkshire. They are looking to grow the commercial arm of their finance team. With consistent investment and significant growth plans it's an extremely exciting time to join the business. Description The Finance Business Partner will support the finance team to ensure the delivery of business objectives. The role will have a variety of responsibilities including: -Supporting the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting process -Responsibility for regular business reviews. -Preparation of business analysis identify to track performance and identify issues. -Development and updating of standard costs. -Improving value of management information -Business modelling for major/ad hoc projects. Profile The successful candidate must: -Be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified. -Have strong communication skills. -Have commercial experience from their previous role (management accountant/fbp) Job Offer A permanent finance business partner position. A competitive salary + benefits. Performance reviews and clear progression opportunities.
Michael Page Finance Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Dec 11, 2018
The Accounting Team is responsible for the preparation of financial statements and annual reports and the accurate and timely production of financial reports and associated information on behalf of the companies clients. Client Details Our client is a market leading business, able to offer unparalleled career progression and future opportunity. The client is a forward thinking business who care about investing in their colleagues by offering great benefit packages and tailored training. Description Preparation of financial statements and being the point of contact for Administration teams, Client Relationship Managers and auditors. Preparation of financial statements and trustee reports in an accurate and timely manner Providing support to the Accounts Team based out with the UK by liaising with clients and auditors Responding to written and verbal enquiries in a timely manner, in accordance with agreed procedures. Specifically this includes dealing with client's auditors and with resolution of queries. Managing the audit process for allocated clients Process and check amendments to data accurately and to ensure that reconciliations and calculations are completed within agreed timescales Tracking accounts preparation process in workload monitoring tool Profile Ideally qualified (CIMA, ACA or ACCA or equivalent) Experience in preparing financial statements in accordance with SORP and relevant regulatory framework. Experience in pension scheme accounting would be preferential Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong attention to detail and commitment to provide ongoing quality. Competent in Word and Excel. Job Offer A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.
Michael Page Finance 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Dec 11, 2018
Working for a unique organisation during an exciting period. A key role which works closely with the CEO to lead on the organisations strategic plans. Client Details The organisation are a unique and ambitious group who are about to undergo some exciting changes. They are looking to welcome a Head of Finance into their team on a part-time basis. Based in the heart of West Yorkshire they offer a variety of impressive services across the Yorkshire and Humber region. Description As Head of Finance, you will support the CEO and Board to and deliver the business strategy for the organisation. You will also be responsible for the following areas: Working with the finance function to support the production of management accounts, statutory accounts and VAT returns. Support individual stakeholders with budget setting and analysis. Prepare and present both regular and ad-hoc Board reports. Lead on financial aspects of preparing applications for new sources of funding. Act as the Company Secretary for the organisation. Profile As Head of Finance you will ideally be a fully qualified accountant with experience of managing and leading a small finance team previously. You will have worked within a regulated environment and have supported with the wider business development of an organisation. Job Offer Up to £50,000 depending on experience. Part-time, 0.4 hours pw. Prime location in Leeds. An exciting time to join this unique group.
Michael Page Finance Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Dec 10, 2018
The Audit Senior works as part of an audit team or takes responsibility for running the audit, working directly with the client under manager supervision. The Audit Senior manages the audit team and supervises the audit process to ensure our audits are of high quality. Client Details International professional services firm with a strong regional presence. Description Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement. Predominant amount of time will be spent off-site at clients' premises. Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters. Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified. Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers. Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager. Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office. Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements Participate in group, stream and firm wide activities Profile Newly Qualified ACA/ICAS Qualified or overseas equivalent. Educated up to degree level or CTS. Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site. Working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements. Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering. Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends. Job Offer Excellent career prospects with competitive package and benefits.
Michael Page Finance City of Leeds, UK
Dec 10, 2018
An award winning employer within the business service sector based in Yorkshire and the Humber is seeking a Resource & Capacity Planning Manager. A great opportunity to join a growing team in a well respected employer. Client Details Award winning business service sector organisation based in Yorkshire and the Humber. Description An award winning employer within the business service sector based in Yorkshire and the Humber is seeking a Resource & Capacity Planning Manager. Key areas of delivery will include: Ensure the key business areas are correctly resourced to respond to forecasted contact volume within agreed KPI's Collaborate with key teams and stakeholders to ensure resources are used to achieve value for money and contribute to organisational planning process Forecasting, budgetting and planning as well as other ad hoc analytical work Mentor and develop the team Profile To be a successful as the Resource & Capacity Planning Manager you will need to demonstrate a strong track record of forecasting, planning and developing teams either within an accountancy or analytical background. Strong excel and analytical skills are critical to success. Job Offer A great work life balance culture including generous holidays. Great on site facilities Competitive pension and wider benefits package
Michael Page Finance 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Dec 09, 2018
Full time
An award winning employer within the business service sector based in Yorkshire and the Humber is seeking a Resource & Capacity Planning Manager. A great opportunity to join a growing team in a well respected employer. Client Details Award winning business service sector organisation based in Yorkshire and the..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Dec 09, 2018
Working for a large education organisation based in South Yorkshire. The role of Finance Manager will head-up the finance team and report into the Director of Finance. Client Details The organisation are a well established education organisation who pride themselves on their outstanding status and service offering. Following some exciting changes, now is a great time to join this progressive education group. Description As Finance Manager, you will use your accountancy skills for the following: Oversee the management accounting across the organisation. Support with the production of budgets and financial reports. Develop current processes and procedures within finance. Ensure financial systems are effective. Profile As Finance Manager, you will ideally be a fully qualified accountant with a strong knowledge of financial controls. You will have good experience of the production of management accounts and a proven ability to effectively work with key budget holders. Finally you will have previously working within and Education or public funded organisation, or alternatively have experience of managing multiple revenue streams. Job Offer Easily accessible location in South Yorkshire. Reporting to the Director of Finance. Salary £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience. Excellent pension. Competitive holidays. Other on site perks.